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Tennis elbow and epicondyle clasp
  1. Michael Callaghan, Research Physiotherapist,
  2. Jenny Holloway, Physiotherapist
  1. Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester

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    A short cut review was carried out to establish whether there is any evidence that an epicondyle clasp can speed and improve recovery from tennis elbow. 149 papers were found using the reported search, of which two answered the clinical question. The authors, patient groups, outcomes results and key weaknesses of this evidence are presented. The clinical bottom line is that there is some weak evidence that any improvement seems to occur soon after the clasp is …

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